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Targeted and cross fire killings

19 June 2017

Media reports said that a roadside explosion in the Iraqi city of Mosul killed Kurdish journalist Bakhtiyar Addad who was working as a fixer for French journalists, Stephan Villeneuve, Véronique Robert and Samuel Forey. ...

14 June 2017

The body of the director of the local television station 6TV, who had been missing after being abducted on 18 May in the city of Nueva Italia was found in the western state of Michoacán. ...

11 June 2017

The Bureau Chief of K-2 Times, an Urdu daily newspaper in Haripur, was shot dead by unknown motorbike-borne gunmen near his home at Lora Chowk, Haripur district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. ...

31 May 2017

The 42-year-old was shot dead by two motorcycle-borne assailants at his office in Pipliya Mandi, 15km from district headquarters Mandsaur. He was shot twice from close range and died on the way to hospital. ...

31 May 2017

TOLO TV staff member Aziz Naween, Press TV reporter Habibullah Hassanzada , Mohammad Omer Uruzgani who worked for National Radio Television and BBC Afghan driver in Kabul Mohammed Nazir were among victims of the explosion in the Zan ...

30 May 2017

According to Asiasat TV network, the freelance journalist was killed while on a mission to report for them in Hit in the north of Anbar District. ...

26 May 2017

The three photojournalists were killed in a rocket attack carried out by the al Houthi rebels in Taiz city, according to the Yemeni Journalists' Syndicate, an IFJ affiliate. ...

24 May 2017

The editor-in-chief of Ton-M , a local newspaper, was shot dead in Minusink in the Krasnodarski province, according to Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty. Other reports said that Popkov was found in the sauna in his backyard. ...

17 May 2017

The four media workers for the Afghan Public Radio and Television (RTA) in the city of Jalalabad, Nangrahar province, were killed in the suicide attack on the RTA. 17 others staff members were injured in the attack. ...

15 May 2017

The founder of Riodoce , a weekly publication, was shot dead outside his office by unidentified gunmen in Culiacan city in the north-western Mexican state of Sinaloa. ...